Statement under S/164 of Cr.P.C, Eye witness and Medical Opinion when accepted and rejected? Is Homicide case maintainable despite contradiction with circumstantial evidence?
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Statement under S/164 of Cr.P.C, Eye witness and Medical Opinion when accepted and rejected? Is Homicide case maintainable despite contradiction with circumstantial evidence?

In Sushant -Disha murder case this question has arisen. Lets see first provision of Section 164 of Cr.PC Section 164 in The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973 164. Recording of confessions and statements. (1) Any Metropolitan Magistrate or Judicial Magistrate may, whether or not he has jurisdiction in the case, record any confession or statement...

PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGES UNDER CONSTITUTION AND PRESS
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PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGES UNDER CONSTITUTION AND PRESS

Constituent Assembly: The freedom of press, as one of the members of the Constituent Assembly said, is one of the items around which the greatest and the bitterest of constitutional struggles have been waged in all countries where liberal constitutions prevail. The said freedom is attained at considerable sacrifice and suffering and ultimately it has...

MOTIVE, GUILT, CULPABLE HOMICIDE WHEN PROVED BY CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE
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MOTIVE, GUILT, CULPABLE HOMICIDE WHEN PROVED BY CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE

Now a days we hear lots about circumstantial evidence in television debate especially in #SushantSinghCase. How  prosecution can prove case on basis of Circumstantial  Evidence. So let us first see what is legal provisions: Since we are learning about evidence let us understand provisions of Evidence Act, 1872 Section 32 – Cases in which statement...

The Future of International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague :
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The Future of International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague :

International courts are formed by treaties between nations or under the authority of an international organization such as the United Nations and include ad hoc tribunals and permanent institutions but exclude any courts arising purely under national authority. What is International Court of Justice (ICJ ) ? The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the...

Dispute between Australia – New Zealand and Japan over Sothern Bluefin Tuna Case Study
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Dispute between Australia – New Zealand and Japan over Sothern Bluefin Tuna Case Study

Cause of Action: Australia approached  the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (‘the Tribunal’) ( ITLOS) to  prescribe the provisional measures specified in Australia’s dispute with Japan over Southern Bluefin Tuna (‘SBT’),pending the constitution of an Arbitral Tribunal under Annex VII of UNCLOS (‘the Arbitral Tribunal’). The dispute relates to Japan’s failure to...

Suicide – Power of State and Center to transfer matter to CBI – Obligations of Courts to protect Fundamental Rights
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Suicide – Power of State and Center to transfer matter to CBI – Obligations of Courts to protect Fundamental Rights

With alleged Suicide by Sushant Singh Rajput many discussions and debates and view point is expressed by media and other platforms on Power of Central Government to transfer the case to CBI when State Police fails to investigate collect evidence for free and fair trial in the matter. Let us discuss various aspects of this...

ARBITRATION UNDER UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS ) PRACTICE PROCEDURE
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ARBITRATION UNDER UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA (UNCLOS ) PRACTICE PROCEDURE

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)  An International  Seabed Authority WHAT IS UNCLOS The International Seabed Authority (ISA) is an autonomous international organization established under the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and the 1994 Agreement relating to the Implementation of Part XI of the United Nations Convention on the Law...

International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Rules,Procedure, and India’s approach
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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Rules,Procedure, and India’s approach

First let us see why ICSID was formed and here we will see Practice, Rules and Jurisdiction of ICSID. With growing economy and globalization some forum was felt necessary to resolve dispute between investor and Host State. ICSID  was established under the Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other...

Applicability of Permit to run Diamond Polishing Unit in Residential Zones U/s 390 of BMC Act, 1888 DCR 1991 and DCPR 2034
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Applicability of Permit to run Diamond Polishing Unit in Residential Zones U/s 390 of BMC Act, 1888 DCR 1991 and DCPR 2034

Whether the Q Company sought to have obtained a License under Section 390 of B.M.C. Act, 1888?  For the ready reference we reproduce below the said Section 390 for your ready reference: “390. Factory of not to be newly established without permission of the Commissioner. (1)     No person shall newly establish in any premises any...

Opinion on provisions of recovery of Octroi when not paid on demand or short paid Octroi Rule 25 versus GST Section 73
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Opinion on provisions of recovery of Octroi when not paid on demand or short paid Octroi Rule 25 versus GST Section 73

 Following queries were raised  in a case for Octroi:- What is the time period for recovery of Octroi not paid or short paid? If adjudicatory proceedings are not completed within a reasonable period, the same are liable to be quashed? Is Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai bound to disclose how they have arrived at impugned...